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Nakajima Ki-43-1c Hayabusa (Peregrine Falcon)

Shown here are Ki-43-1c Army Type 1 Fighter Model 1C Hayabusa (Peregrine Falcon) belonging to either the 1st Chutai (white lightning) or 3rd Chutai (yellow lightning) of the 50th Sentai. The photo was taken at Tokorozawa after the unit had returned home with its Ki-27b aircraft from participating in the Philippines campaign to start its conversion to Ki-43-1c aircraft.

Nakajima Ki-43-1c Hayabusa (Peregrine Falcon)
Administrator, Mar 25, 2006